Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
is another one from another analyst. this is a weird one. the economy is doing so well the oil companies are just raising their rates. they just want to take more profit out of it. so, whichever one of those you want to believe here is what we are paying in san francisco. $4.13. that is regular unleaded. oakland, $4.06. san jose, $4.08. want more good news? they say this normally doesn't start until about memorial day when it peeks. reporting live in daley city, i'm ken bastida, kpix 5. >> gas prices are skyrocketing. temperatures are plunging. >> reporter: yeah. at least we have sunshine annoys -- oh, wait. that's gone. it is rear-view mirror type. wearable had a taste of what we will have to wait another three weeks to get back. i don't even see the 60s the next few days. peak outside. we have cloudiness and rainfall. this will be a winter-like pattern for the next couple days. pat lieu -- petaluma, you are getting shower. two days removed from the mid 70s. we did the low 50s today in san francisco. livermore you are at 53. oakland 56. san j
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
something positive, everybody deserves equal rights. >> very important for our economy. i don't know what we would do without our immigrants. >> obviously some flaws that may be more undocumented workers might land up in here. >> reporter: despite the support for a path to citizenship, the field poll also shows 65% of californians want more patrols at the u.s./mexico border. 57% favor penalties for hiring illegal immigrants and almost half want those here illegally deported. immigration reform is a hot button issue in washington. senators are working on a bill and an unfinished proposal by the obama administration suggests a path that would take 13 years. in san francisco, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. >>> one of the high-speed rail's biggest enemies could become an ally. kpix 5's don knapp says that's only if neighbors on the peninsula get their way. don. >> reporter: liz, it's not that folks here in the peninsula are opposed to the concept of high- speed rail. what they are opposed to is a prospect of having streets and neighborhoods
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roll. >> the white house wants a plan with smaller spending cuts and more tax increases. republicans say higher taxes should not be part of the equation. >>> are you looking for a job? you are in luck. there are hundreds of openings in the bay area right now and you don't need any tech know- how. kpix 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts says, they will even help pay for your groceries. >> we have chocolate, cream -- >> reporter: star began working at whole foods when she was just 15. a natural career choice for this now pastry chef since her mom worked here, too. >> after school, i would come and just stay with her until she got off work. >> reporter: and before long, she began working for the retailer, which prides itself on a family atmosphere. whole foods started in 1980 with just under 20 people at its flagship store in texas. the company now boast the 73,000 employees with 400 stores and growing.